Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 15, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta
Lethbridge Herald VOLUME 1 LETIIDRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, MARCH I'B, 1900. f ice in time for today's procuvliiiKs. Tho ceremony itself will be unostentatious. The legislature gathers in the buihling at 2.510 p. in., und in afcordanco with the ancient pntihi-mcntnry custom, a courier I* sviit to notify the J.ieutentint-tlovernov that hey are assembled to conduct the country's business. Tho Governor is escorted by a body guard uf r�ti of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, who accompany him from the gubernatorial mansion. which was lately Frank Oliver's residence, nn.l which Governor llulyea hus leased, to tho rink, which is for tho time Long tho parliament buildings. When he arrives there ho asks the parliamentarians who is their speaker and when ho loams that no speaker has been elected, ho declares that as representative of Flis Majesty tho King, ho cannot hoar them until they agree upon a aponker, whereupon he withdraws, ostensibly in a huff. Tho legislature then proceeds to appoint a speaker, having done which the Governor is again notified that they nro ready to proceed, and hu rc-ontors tho building, and pro-ceoding to nis dais roads the address from tho Throne. After hearing the speech, a pro forma bill is proposed, something to tho effect thut Justices of tho jioace bo empowered to administer oaths- somothiwr which they have power to do already-or somo other such non-sensicol legislation is proposed, tho idea being that, the Legislature as representative of tho common people does'nt care a continental for the King or his representative, tho Governor, and that they are prepared to ignore him and proceed with legislation not foreshadowed in the speech from tho Throne. The bill is laid on the table, to be of other business Inter on, and tho J House then adjourns, to take up tho serious business of legislation the next day. Over l,."0n Invitations have 1>con is- I sued by members of the Legislature to their friends, ami when theso havo Iwcn seated, the doors w'i 11 bo thrown open, and ull who enro to may como in, to the extent of the seating capacity of tho building. There arc a great many strangers in the city this morning to attend the opening, and undoubtedly the big rink jwill be crowded to Its utmost capacity. C. A. Fisher, o( IlanlT, will be | speaker of tho House, and Stuart, of Gleiciien, as youngest member of tho House, will , move the address from the Throne. J. R. Cowoll, editor and .proprietor of \hc Rod Deer Advocate, has been already appointed clerk of tho House, Cowell, by the way, hus tho distinction of hnv-b�m the oldest fuc/iiber in the] Ing oldest, parliament In the world, tho Manx Assembly, on the .'sle (f Man. The legislative business which will come before tho House .luring this session will he largely routine and formal. The Territorial Ordinances, of course, are adopted as u whole, although there are to be many amendments, mostly routine, which will be practically nil the business in the Attorney-General's department. in ;|ie I'-cilic W t'er for Sturgeon, Is a most enthusiastic advocate of Gov eminent telephones, and he believes that it, is possible to make the telephones so cheap that they would bo Within tile reach of every farmer and rancher in the country. He has al ready placed the Government In pos session of a mass of data and sta tisties, and it is known that hu is pressing on the other members of tho Legislature the feasibility of his schema. The capital rpiest nui, of course, is the most import a/it one thai will come up for settlement, but there appears to be no t on the part of Ivlnionto.'i c'ti/.ns that tho capital i will remain in this city. Our Ladies' Owing to the many demands which we have had lor Strictly High Class tailored Garment* have opened a tailoring department for Ladies. Wo are now prepared te supply Garments ready to wear, or made to measure. This supplies a long felt want, and will save trouble and expense of sending outside for goods. Besides you arc sure of perfect fitting garments when you buy here. We invite inspection of the Elegant costumes and dainty suits. The exclusive styles in coats'J' and separate skirts. Our garments arc perfect models of the latest New York and Paris fashions, We shall esteem it a favor if you will call in and pns judgment on our new Department. I; Only One Costume of Each Kind Ik. southard 4k A. Macdonald & Co. Genera] Merchants, Lethbridge I True Business Principle^! BUY AND SELL FOR CASH On account of the keen competition from Winnipeg to the Rockkft J and in the best interests of all concerned, A. Macdonald ft* Co. will, on am after the 1st of April next, sell for cash only. Prices Will be Reasonable For Convenience of Ranchers special arrangements can be made. | All accounts must be paid by 31st March next THREE YEARS IN PEN PoWell, Sentence Imposed upon the Forger. LT. GOVERNOR DEAD f Bank of Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 Capital all paid up...................114,1 Reserved Fund...................... It,f Balance Profit and Loss.......... eftl,llt Head Office, Montrea1 ^RESIDENT: I.011D 8TKATUCONA AND;MOUNT ROVAL. RIUIIT HON VICE-PRESIDENT: HON..61ft QKOUUB.A. DRUMMOMO, K O. 0. M. 0. C. m. O. K, S, CLOUSTON. q.RNKIUI. manaqkii Branches and Agendas at all theprlnoipal points in Canada Also in London, England, Now York, Chioago, Spokane and Newfoundland Travellers' Circular Letters of Credit and Commercial Credits issued for use in all parts of the world. COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS Drafts �old available *t all polnti in Uaited Statei, Europe and Canada Interest allowed on depoaita mt currenCretea Lethbridge Branch - sjls? BttVE Sudden End of Hon. A. S. Jones of Halifax Francis C. Powell, who pleaded guilty to forgery tho other day was sentenced to three years in Stony THROWS UP PORTFOLIO | Mol�tai� reuKeutinry. by Chief Justice Sifton this morning. (Special to Herald.) Halifax, March 15.-Hon. A. S. Jones, Lieutenant-Governor of Nova 8cotia, dropped dead yester-jday. He had been in public life for years, and was a member of I lie Mackenzio Government. Hon. Chas. Wilson resigns from B. McBride Government (Sik'dal to Herald.) Victoria, 15. ('.. March 15.- Hon. ('has. Wilson. I\. C, attor-ney-geiii'rid in I lie McBride Gov-crninciil. lias rcsiguiHl. Liberal Elected (Special to Herald.) Ottawa, March 15.- In the b\v-eleetion for the Dominion llouso in Cape Breton, A. 0. Ross, Liberal, was elected by over StKi mnjor-itv. Nelson Has tbe Best of It iSpcHal to Herald.) I'hiladelphia. March 15.-No decision was givnn in tho McGovern Nelson light. It waH Nelson's light from tne six'ctator's stand jioint. Met loverii was nearly all in* at I In* finish. Against Autonomy Bill. (Special to Herald.) Calgary, March 15.-The Grand Orange Lodge passed n resolution censuring the Dominion Government for passing autonomy bill. Heavy Less of Life. (Special to Herald,) Boston, March 15.-The vessel, British Lion, foundered. Twenty-eight of the crew wore'drowned, One Thousand New Cars Montreal, March 11. Owing to increased trallic and anticipated further increase on their lines, the G.I'.R. have this week sent on order for one thousand additional cars to their shops. Those will bo completed for use during coming summer throughout entire (! l'.K. system. tho the Called to Nanton Miss Anna Lindholtn of Book Store has been suddenly ed to Nanton to attend her mother, the cat sick Gait Hospital Ball. Receipts- From sale of tickets.......$239.00 Cash donations........... 148.55 Expenditures-Orchestra...........S21.00 Printing............ 8.75 Hall................ 10.00 Repairing urn....... 5.00 Extra lights......... 1.75 Plow wax........... U0 Help............... 5.75 Total.............S53.15 $5!U5 Reporters Under Arrest____ Toronto, March 14.-Publication in Monday Morning's World of what purported to be the advnuce resumet of the university commission's report resulted in the swearing out warrants against A. Mcintosh Fisher, a reporter of the World, and Wallace Laut, formerly a reporter in London, Ontario, and still resident there. Tho charge is that they stole the proof of tho re port from a messenger boy employ ed byWarwich Brothers and Rut-ter, government printers. The al. leged theft's said to have taken place while the boy was en route to the residence of Sir William Mcr edith, chancellor of tho university, it being said that they inveigled the boy into Fisher's boarding house to carry out their plans. Balance................$334.40 The latest in Gentlemen* Nock, wear received by Express to-day at the Bentley Company Ltd. Coal at Raymond, If the Lethbridge coal strike is uot settled soon there will either be a boom of our local mine, or some suffering from cold. At present the supply at the Thompson yard is limited to one cur.-Rumond Chronicle. TWO SESSION'S OF I.EGISLATUHK The Herald uiuloi-stanUs that tho Albortft LoRiRlaturo will hold two HCHKimiH thin year. Thu one which opens ttxlay, will bo short, being Uo vuteil principally to orgunizution. Another session will bo hold in Oc toher. It is uwlei'HtooU the salary of tho mcmbei'H will be $300 untl travelling exponKCN. A New Arrival Miss Andrews, a Lethbridge ol.t>5 per cent in miner1* wages Several speeches wers made against an increase. It WM decided to send a delegaion of 100 operators to tho district convention to be held at Indianapolis on March The'delegation was instructed to oppose any advance in the present wage scale. TF.UHim.F, MINK BtSAhTRH. Paris, March. 12.-Tho worst titN as to tho onoi-wtiy of thu vine disaster in the Couriers -l-^iiritt ot tlw Pas do Uulnis &aturilay nuiimtf havo boot) realized, Tho death list number 1.1,00 and tho region Ktanils appalled iU thotir-riblo tragctly which has lii-..it?ht narrow to 0.000 in�ttlius, aoihem, wives an.l children. Tho last inino iliKi-ctr In l-rsnec occurretl in 1885, when �'.�Jl i^rtoss wero killed awd ~*>i i�j'i,%Ml Uui Inst and all others 'ill In.u msi�.;$etue* , U'fotxi Courtore. ^ Black Cat Hoiseryfct the Baf^ ley Compauy Limited. N �'!'-'v. Lyon Brand Clothing lor '|(aft. at the Bentley Company J^mi*"*" "M' if'